Requisition Number: NOVA2-LPN-H-06-2021-02
Job Title: LPN
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: $24.80 - $26.00/hr

LPN

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Description/Job Summary


NOVA II is a long term residential program serving adults who have significant medical concerns in addition to a serious mental health diagnosis. This is a great opportunity for creative problem-solvers who are looking for excellent training and experience in a truly trauma-informed environment.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.


Responsibilities/Duties

  • Maintains respectful and trauma-informed interactions with all residents, staff, family members and visitors at all times
  • Provides shift oversight, assuring health and safety of each resident
  • Maintains nursing documentation and medication records
  • Assists residents in learning about their medications; assures that medications are taken as physician ordered and recorded accurately in MAR
  • Provides nursing care including, but not limited to, wound care, trach care, diabetic counseling, etc.
  • Assesses residents’ health and emotional needs
  • Assists residents with activities of daily living as required

Required Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) years medical/surgical experience
  • One year behavioral health experience preferred

Required Education

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Must hold a valid LPN license

Required Qualifications

  • Must be CPR certified
  • A valid driver’s license is required
  • Ability to stay awake throughout entire shift
  • Ability to circulate through program space throughout entire shift, including walking up and down stairs between first, second and third levels multiple times per shift
  • Ability to push adult residents in wheelchairs for extended periods on various terrains
  • Ability to understand and function within a trauma-informed environment


Program Summary

NOVA II provides needed services for those individuals that experience both physical and behavioral health challenges. Individuals reside in a scattered apartments setting, and staff provide mobile supports based on the individual’s needs which may include case management, crisis intervention, counseling, medication and nurse monitoring, and skill building, to assist the individual in maintaining his/her independent living. NOVA II serves a five-county area and specializes in serving people with a history of long-term hospitalizations.
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.